Detraction synonyms

dĭ-trăk'shən
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An untrue statement that harms the reputation of someone else’s business or product.
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Disparagement; detraction
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The utterance of a false statement that harms the reputation of another. Although most state laws require that a defamatory statement be made with knowledge of its falsehood, in some jurisdictions a cause of action exists for negligent defamation. Libel (involving a written false statement, including statements transmitted on the Internet) and slander (spoken, as opposed to written, false statements), are both forms of defamation.
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Something meant to deceive or mistakenly accepted as true:
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The action of slandering a person without that person's knowledge.
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A false and malicious statement meant to hurt someone's reputation
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(Informal) Cost; price:
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An indirect or suggestive remark, usually a disparagement of someone.
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The legally indefensible publication or broadcast of words or images that are degrading to a person or injurious to his or her reputation.
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Ridicule is defined as what is said to make others joke about or laugh at someone.
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The utterance in the presence of another person of a false statement or statements, damaging to a third person's character or reputation: usually distinguished from libel, which is written
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(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
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Excessive flattery or admiration.
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The sense of wonder, delight, and pleased approval inspired by anything fine, skillful, beautiful, etc.
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Excessive, untrue, or insincere praise; exaggerated compliment or attention
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(Uncountable) The act of deprecating.
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An instance of disparaging or belittlement.
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The act of lowering something to its smallest value or extent.
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A damaging or disparaging remark; slander; innuendo
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The malicious denunciation or slandering of another person, especially as part of an effort to ruin the reputation of a public figure.
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(Theology) Religious discredit; an act or behaviour which brings a religion into discredit.
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Slanderous or malicious defamation; character assassination
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The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
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A display; a manifestation:
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Plural form of crime
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An impromptu or extralegal system of justice substituted for established judicial procedure:
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a petty disparagement
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Find another word for detraction. In this page you can discover 32 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for detraction, like: discrediting, disparagement, derogation, defamation, lie, backbiting, calumny, damage, innuendo, libel and ridicule.